Munch is the home of ideas, inspiration and practical lunchbox solutions. We also love to share great lunchbox recipes too and other and healthy kids food ideas.
Over at our online store, Munch Cupboard, we have a number of practical lunch box solutions to make getting back into the lunch making routine fun, environmentally friendly and home-made. Here is a snapshot some of our great products which could help you bang out some great home made lunches from the start of the school term.
Practical lunchbox solutions from Munch
A segmented or bento style lunchbox with a good allow you to separate foods easily. These type of boxes eliminate the need for additional packaging. So you can pack a waste free lunch. They are of course made from food safe materials and are BPA-free and phthalates-free.
Our Munch Bento Lunchbox is a BPA free silicone lunchbox which is great for kids, teens and adults alike.Perfect for school lunches, picnics, road trips and snacks.
A soft lunchbox such as the Munch Thermal Lunchbox is great for bigger lunches as you can put more food into them. With these styles of lunch boxes food needs to be wrapped in reusable wraps or put into containers. These type of boxes are also useful for taking hot food, such as soups, and odd shaped foods like pies, quiches, croissants. Apples, oranges and bananas and other whole fruits work well in these types of lunchboxes. You could also potentially squeeze in a drink bottle too.
You can definitely have a litterless lunch with Munch though even with our Thermo boxes! Our Munch Sandwich Wraps and Bags can be used to wrap sandwiches, bagels and other food items. These really are a great alternative to clingwrap/gladwrap, which we all know is not great for the environment.
These are reuseable and easy to care for as they are made from 100% cotton and waterproof material on the inside. Just wash it when it is dirty or wipe clean with a cloth. They are of course lead, phthalates and BPA free.
Our Munch re-usuable food wraps and our Nil organic beeswax wraps are made from organic cotton, organic New Zealand beeswax, propolis and jojoba oil, the wraps contain antibacterial and anti-fungal properties which is great right? Our reusable food wraps are also a great alternative to plastic wrap and both are handmade in New Zealand.
Use them to wrap and cover food. Simply with the warmth of your hand the wax wraps will enable you to wrap up your food easily. Then pop in the fridge, or lunchbox or wrap your homemade bread. They can be washed by hand to use over and over again for up to 6 months after which they will biodegrade! Yes you can even pop them in your compost bins.
And why not fill all these great lunchboxes with something from the Munch Lunchbox Cookbook.
The Munch Lunchbox cookbook will help you with the lunchboxes for your kids every day.
“The book is cleverly designed with sample lunches at the start. These cover a variety of dietary needs from gluten free, to nut free, meat free and others. The easy to follow logos are used to identify special requirements in each recipe. Then the book becomes an alphabet of delicious ideas. I loved the B idea:Black Bean Brownie which is high in protein but a lovely texture and very moist. C: Carrot Summer rolls were another favourite, with rice paper wrappers around carrot slices and rice noodles. S: Seedy crackers with chia, sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Many of the ideas are very simple using just a few ingredients, but the small portions and interesting presentations make them quite novel.”
Kathy Watson, Booksellers[shopify embed_type=”product” shop=”munch-nz.myshopify.com” product_handle=”munch-lunchbox-cookbook” show=”all”]
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